Support Worker/Carer – Altrincham

12-year-old male with cerebral palsy, looking for enthusiastic, motivated and flexible workers to join my team of rehabilitation support workers, working within my home and in the community.

I like to go out in the community but equally like spending time at home doing activities and joining in with family activities.

My days can be quite full with school and when I get home I like to freshen up and relax.

I am non-verbal but can let you know how I am feeling by vocalising and facial expressions, and I do like to be involved in the conversation so need my support workers to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

I do need help with my medical needs, such as PEG feed, medication administration and personal care, so previous healthcare experience is essential. The successful applicant will be fully trained in all aspects of my care.

You will be well supported and supervised by management.

The post requires that you:

· Are female (Due to personal care)

· Non-Smoker (Clients request)

· work independently to a great extent

· work and conduct yourself in an acceptable manner

· can cover weekdays; weekends and Bank Holidays

· can work flexibly, along with the ability to work additional hours as required

The post is part time, permanent

Salary: £13.00 to £14.00 per hour week days/ weekends. (hourly rate is dependent on shift worked)

A Driving Licence is preferred.

An enhanced DBS will be required for this post.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Specific:

· Maintaining the young person’s mobility

· Maintaining the young person’s general health

· Maintaining the young person’s personal care to include:

Ø Washing /Bathing

Ø Dressing

Ø Teeth cleaning

Ø Nail care

Ø Continence care

· Maintaining the young person’s sleep pattern

· Maintaining the young person’s nutrition through gastrostomy (PEG) feeding

· Maintaining the young person’s physical management

· Supporting the young person’s therapeutic engagement

· Supporting the young person to access things such as, Hydrotherapy

· Providing appropriate leisure activities for the young person

· Contribute to all household duties – including cleaning of equipment

· Driving the young person’s adapted vehicle

· Supporting the young person on family holidays

· Maintaining the young person’s safety in all environments

General:

· Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the workplace.

· Promote effective communication and relationships.

· Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse.

· Establish and maintain a trusting, therapeutic, working relationship

· Be responsible for the young person’s personal welfare

· Travel to hospitals or elsewhere for therapeutic care

· Liaise with other agencies as required

· Complete daily records as advised including; time sheets, daily record sheets, medication sheets, petty cash sheets and critical incidents.

· Attend Team Meetings/review meetings with the employer and other persons as nominated by the employer

· Attend for regular Formal Supervisions and Annual Appraisal

· Attend training sessions as arranged

Reference ID: FC/SW/0723

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £13.00-£14.00 per hour

In the first instance please contact Complex Case Management on 0161 762 1421 for an application form.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £13.00-£14.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

 

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Altrincham: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

 

Experience:

  • Support Worker: 2 years (required)
  • Brain injury: 1 year (preferred)

 

Language:

  • English (required)

 

Licence/Certification:

  • UK Clean Driving Licence (required)
  • UK right to work visa (required)

 

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

 

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (preferred)

 

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: FC/SW/0723

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